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Vegan Holiday Tofu Scramble

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Holiday Tofu Scramble

Only a few dishes are to me as comforting as tofu scramble. It’s both hearty and filling, without being unhealthy. As a matter of fact, it’s super high in protein (tofu and miso!!) and comes with antioxidants (turmeric) and an immune boost (ginger). I love to customize it for the holidays by adding cranberries and chestnuts. It’s wonderful served with fresh sourdough bread or baguette, or just with a side of seasonal veggies and mushrooms.

Vegan Holiday Tofu Scramble

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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes
Yield: 2 servings
Ingredients
  • 8 ounces firm tofu
  • 1 purple onion (or 3 shallots)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut aminos
  • 2 tablespoons miso paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1-2 tablespoons water
  • fresh cilantro
  • cranberries (optional)
  • chestnuts (optional)

Directions

1. Take out the tofu block and drain it as much as possible with paper towel. Chop or crumble into pieces.

2. Chop up the onion or shallots and with a pinch of salt, start frying it in your skillet with your choice of cooking oil or vegetable broth.

3. In a small bowl, mix miso paste with water until liquid but still thick.

4. When the onion starts getting translucent, add tofu and fry for 3 to 5 minutes until lightly brown

5. Pour miso sauce, ginger, turmeric and coconut aminos on top and mix well.

6. Let simmer for 5 more minutes until soft and fragrant.

7. Top with fresh chopped cilantro (or holiday toppings like cranberries and chestnuts) and enjoy!

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Isabelle Steichen

Isabelle Steichen

Founder at The Plantiful
​Isabelle grew up in Luxembourg and transitioned from an omnivore, cheese loving life to a plant-based diet after she finished her master's in urban studies in Paris and moved to NYC in January 2013. Her decision was triggered by environmental, ethical as well as health reasons. She is passionate about veganism and health and has a plant-based nutrition certificate from e-Cornell. The Plantiful is her blog and creative outlet that she uses to share her love for all things plant-based. Isabelle is also a health coach and a certified yoga teacher with focus on restorative. Visit Buddhalicious, her new online vegan meal program!
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